Superhéroes

Film

We Spoke to 'Shazam!' Actor Zachary Levi About Finally Landing a Superhero Role

VICE had a chat with the actor about his DC movie and the state of fandom in 2019.
Noel Ransome
4.5.19
Film

'Unbreakable' Predicted the Rise of Toxic Fandom

M. Night Shyamalan’s superhero story, getting a sequel 19 years later, featured a villain with a familiar obsession.
Noel Ransome
1.11.19
Motherboard

This Cosplayer Made a Helmet That Makes Your Eyes Glow Like Thor

The helmet uses blacklight LEDs and blacklight-reactive contact lenses.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.19.18
DC

Superman Shouldn’t Be White

Because it never completely made sense to begin with.
Noel Ransome
9.17.18
Film

The Best Punisher Movie Was the One Nobody Watched

Netflix's 'The Punisher' has more to live up to than you might think.
Frederick Blichert
11.1.17
At Play in the Carceral State

In 'Injustice 2,' Even Our Heroes Are Authoritarian Assholes

A battle between Superman and Batman showcases the limit of the superhero allegory.
Yussef Cole
7.27.17
Creators

Spider-Man Exhibit Examines the Passing-of-the-Torch Between Illustrators

The super hero's look and feel transformed under illustrator Steve Ditko. Now he has an exhibit in NYC.
Diana Shi
7.9.17
Garage Magazine

Men Are from Mars, Wonder Woman is Also from Mars

Garage contributor Cintra Wilson digs into the convoluted feminism of the new Wonder Woman.
Cintra Wilson
6.6.17
Illustration

Thai Illustrator Tuna Dunn’s Cute Comics Are Surprisingly Dark

Sometimes it's more comfortable to yearn than try for actual romance.
Laurel Tuohy
3.31.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Yellow Ranger in the New Power Rangers Movie Is Queer

It's a small aside in a film that's otherwise about five teens battling evil, but it's a big step forward in the superhero genre.
Brian Moylan
3.20.17
Wolverine Worries

‘Logan’ Subtly Predicts Our Gritty Future of Climate Change and Big Agriculture

The latest Wolverine film is set in the year 2029, when water rights and job automation are still unsolved problems.
Ben Sullivan
3.7.17
sculpture

120 Superheroes and Villains Become Lego Art in London

Nathan Sawaya quit his job as a lawyer to become a Lego artist.
Catherine Chapman
3.4.17
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